Kit Danley
Asset-based Community Development and Appreciative Inquiry

Kit Danley is the founder and president of Phoenix, Arizona-based Neighborhood Ministries, Inc., a comprehensive, holistic outreach that combines evangelism and church planting with many forms of community development and social justice engagement. This 30-year work has been featured in magazines like “World,” “Christian Century,” and “Christianity Today”. Kit has a sociology degree from Northern Arizona University, continued her education with Fuller Theological Seminary, and finished her DMIN with Bakke Graduate University. Kit and her husband Wayne have two awesome children, who married wonderful people, and have two amazing grandchildren. They recently adopted two beautiful Mexican-American teenage girls.


  • DMin, Bakke Graduate University, Seattle, WA

  • MA, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA

  • BS, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ